S.K.R GOVERNMENT DEGREE COLLEGE

Re-Accredited by NAAC with 'B' Grade

Affiliated to Sri Vikrama Simhapuri University

Gudur, SPSR Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh




DEPARTMENT OF Zoology PROFILE



Overview:

The Department Of Zoology has been handling Zoology for B.sc at Undergraduate level from the year of establishment. The department has one well qualified and talented Guest Lecturer, who constantly strive for the academic excellence and dissemination of knowledge to its studentcommunity.Thefacultyisactiveinitsresearchendeavor's andparticipatedinvarious International and Nationalseminars.

The department has well equipped lab with LCD’s and E-classrooms for regular class presentations with internet facility. Department is rich with good number of specimens that are maintained in the museum from the year of establishment. National Seminars and Workshops are conducted often in various new and innovative areas for the upgradation and up to date knowledge in various fields. Majority of the students opt for higher studies in various reputed institutions and Universities while students drop out is likely to be less. They also make themselves qualify in different competitive exams by private and Government organizations.


Vision & Mission:

  • To live harmoniously in the web oflife.
  • To inspire students to reach frontiers of biologicalsciences.
  • To develop research aptitude and scientific temperament amongstudents.
  • To acquire knowledge on the taxonomic status of various animals and its relationship to man and to maintain ecologicalbalance.
  • To bring about awareness of health-related problems, its prevention and cure and to prepare students towards self-employment by teaching self-sustainable skills and laboratorytechniques.

Courses offered:          

  • B.sc [M.Z.C] at UG level

S.NO

Programme

Programme Name

Group / Subject

1

B.sc

(MZC) EM/TM

Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry (EM/TM)

 

 

Programme wise Student Profile (Current year data):


Name of the Group

Students Enrolled


Total

Male

Female

I

II

III

I

II

III

Microbiology, Zoology,

Chemistry

12

9

6

3

4

3

37

 

 

Post sanctioned:

Post

Sanctioned

Filled

Permanent Post

1

0

Guest Faculty

1

1

 

 

 

Programmewise Student – Teacher Ratio:

s.no

Programme

Student teacher Ratio

1

BSc (Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry)

37:1


 

 

TeachingMethodsadoptedtoimprovestudentlearning:

  • Mentoring method
  • Lecture method / Black boardteaching
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Class seminars
  • Group Discussions
  • Quiz Programmes
  • Study projects and Assignments
  • Guest Lecturers
  • Remedial coaching for slow lerners

 

 

Strengths Of  the Department:

  • Driven by our mission statement of imparting knowledge to all
  • Integration of teaching and research
  • Illustrious faculty, student centered teaching, good infrastructure and well-established laboratory
  • Optimum utilization of resources
  • Wide range of extension, Co-curricular and Extra-curricularactivities
  • Student feedback analyzed and used for improvement in all process
  • Student – friendly / Gender- friendly and Eco- friendly premises
  • NCC

 

Weaknesses:

  • Diverse student community with poor Socio – Economicbackground
  • Most of the students are of firstgenerations


 

 

ExtracurricularActivities:

  • To supplement theory knowledge, department organizes Zoological tours, fields trips of Zoologicalimportance.
  • Faculty uses different AV aids like OHPS, PPTS, CD’s, YOUTUBE videos to enablestudents         for the better understanding of the subject.

 

Co-Curricular Activities:

                 Students are encouraged to participate in various activities to bring out inner talents and to exhale in various

Co-curricular activities like student seminars, Model making, Study projects, Science fairs, NSS, Sports etc.,

 

 

 

Opportunities:

  • Exploring the starting of new Job-Orientedcourses.
  • Exploring possibility of collaborative research with researchinstructions.

 

FuturePlans:

  • To improve enrolment ofstudents
  • To start multi-disciplinary job-orientedcourses
  • To apply for projects and to conduct National seminars andWorkshops
  • To establish Research Centre in theDepartment.